Showing posts with category "business"

Clampdown on companies violating BEE laws in South Africa

The B-BBEE Commission will conduct site visits at businesses that have previously found to have violated the B-BBEE Act, and where it has received tipoffs about companies who are deliberately circumventing the regulations.

October 15, 2021
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Ethiopian Airlines partners with South Africa’s Airlink

Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has signed an interline agreement with Johannesburg-based airline, Airlink to allow passengers to enjoy seamless travel with a single ticket and lower fare tickets between points within the carriers’ networks.

October 15, 2021
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Future lockdowns in South Africa should be for people who don’t vaccinate: CEO

PSG group chief executive Piet Mouton believes that any further lockdowns introduced in South Africa should only apply to those who refuse to get a Covid-19 vaccine.

October 15, 2021
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Steelworker strike continues as union rejects latest offer; NICD flags increase in Covid infections; 56 people arrested for taking defence minister hostage; and ‘prayer meeting’ shows exactly who is rallying in support of Jacob Zuma.

October 15, 2021
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South Africa’s government to bolster ailing building industry

South Africa’s government is planning more measures to bolster its ailing building industry after banning the use of imported cement on state construction projects.

October 15, 2021
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Here’s how much money truck drivers earn in South Africa

Since the mass torching of trucks on the N3 Mooi River in 2018, the trucking industry has faced numerous challenges that have threatened not only the sustainability of the sector but, to some extent, the stability of the African economy says Anton Cornelissen, head of Santam Heavy Haulage.

October 14, 2021
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Warning over minimum wage hike for South Africa

The National Minimum Wage Commission has called for recommendations on a new hourly minimum wage for South Africa as part of its annual review.

October 14, 2021
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This is how many people left South Africa’s biggest medical aid schemes in the last year

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has published its annual industry report, showing how South Africa’s registered medical schemes navigated the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, and how they fared in terms of membership.

October 13, 2021
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New high-capacity railroad planned for South Africa

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) plans to build a new rail corridor between Gauteng and the Eastern Cape to help reduce congestion at Durban’s port.

October 13, 2021
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Business

5 important things happening in South Africa today

Bad news if you haven’t received an SMS with a vaccination code; Numsa strike continues; yet another U-turn from the government on e-tolls; and Zuma throws his support behind the ANC.

October 13, 2021
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Business

South Africa should introduce mandatory vaccine policies ahead of December: business group

Business for South Africa (B4SA) says that South Africa will need to introduce a combination of mandatory vaccine policies and incentives if the country is to meet its national vaccination target in December.

October 13, 2021
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Major strike threatens to make South Africa’s jobs crisis worse

South Africa’s ongoing steelworker strike is likely to lead to job cuts, further hammering an industry that’s been in decline for several years, according to the country’s main employer body.

October 12, 2021
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Business